Autistic Boy Bonds with Siri

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While many iPhone users have looked to Siri for answers, one autistic boy has forged a friendship with the helpful robotic assistant. Gus, who is communications-impaired, found a sympathetic ear in Siri, who could chat endlessly with the boy about his interests. The relationship has also been therapeutic—the boy’s mother writes that Gus has had an easier time holding conversations with people in the real world.