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More House School
Alex arrived on 14th April 2002.
Alex was a happy boy but he really struggled at school, hated noise and lots of smells & tastes.
Alex was eventually diagnosed with dyslexia and sensory issues.
A specialist school changed his life. Alex says: “People think dyslexic kids are dumb but we are not. We just need to be taught in a different way”.
Alex loves computers!! It was a dream come true winning the Appsolute Genius competition as he hopes to become a games designer!
Alex’s Changemaker Video:
Changing Channels: Commissioner Conversation with the BBC
BBC Children’s new Director Alice Webb in her first major public announcement, four months into her appointment, will present her vision for the department’s future strategy. Then, in a session moderated by Stewart Clarke, Editor of TBI magazine, learn about CBBC and CBeebies’ current successes, challenges and editorial needs from the two Controllers, as well as their responses to common industry questions. Also on the panel, the Heads of BBC Children’s Interactive and of BBC Learning will explain the opportunities offered by digital, short-form, and educational content. This session begins with a presentation by Changemaker 12 year old Alex Heron, winner of…
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