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The 2018 Children & Young People Now Awards are open for entries to organisations, individuals and teams from across the UK.

The government has pledged action to improve access to help and information for young people and professionals on combating negative body image.

Efforts in a London borough to improve support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are progressing too slowly, Ofsted has warned.

MPs have criticised government attempts to improve social mobility in a hard-hitting report that calls for the Social Mobility Commission to have beefed-up powers to improve the life chances of disadvantaged young people.

Parents face much the same problems as they did 10 years ago in terms of accessing support for children with speech, language and communication needs, a study has found.

The government is to spend up to £26m of the proceeds from a new tax on sugary drinks to open more breakfast clubs in disadvantaged areas.

A new £4m fund to develop new ways to help children with additional needs move from alternative provision into mainstream education or special schools has been announced.

Too many children and young people find themselves at "crisis point" before receiving mental health support because health care, education and other public services are not working together as effectively as they could, a report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), published today, has found.

Local authorities are struggling to transfer all children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) to new education, health and care (EHC) plans by the April deadline, the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has warned.

Government plans to improve mental health support for young people represent a missed opportunity because they fail to acknowledge that many problems they face are the result of public spending cuts, a group representing psychologists has said.