The 41 12 months previous former glamour mannequin made the heartbreaking admission as she shared a screenshot of a FaceTime video name she had along with her son on her Instagram web page.
The screenshot exhibits Katie video calling her son whereas within the passenger seat of a automobile whereas Harvey smiles whereas talking to his mum.
Writing over the picture, Katie admitted: “All the time arduous being away from Harvey within the week when his at residential thank god for face time,” adopted by a coronary heart emoji. [sic]
Katie made the heartbreaking choice to put Harvey into residential care 5 days every week final 12 months after revealing he was a “hazard to himself” at house.
Katie’s son suffers from blindness, autism and a situation referred to as Prader-Willi syndrome, which impacts his speech and motion.
Talking on This Morning about her tough choice final 12 months, Katie, who lately shared a video of Harvey asking to see his dad, mentioned: “He’s received a spot on the college – he was supposed to start out Monday, clearly he’s not now.
“I’m actually nervous – I mentioned, what if I don’t prefer it, can I’ve him again? However I can’t, as a result of I’ll be in the identical scenario once more.”
The fact star additionally revealed her different youngsters, Princess, Junior, Jett and Bunny are “scared” of her eldest youngster.
“He’ll go within the kitchen, bang about and wake them up, they’re scared so that they get in my room… he’s simply. I like him, he’s my absolute life, however he’s simply arduous work now.
“They’re getting petrified of him now. As a result of he’s so huge and making a huge impact, however then afterwards like if he’s smashed a tele, he goes ‘look mum, look!’ I say ‘what have you ever finished?’ and he says ‘smashed it’.
“I can’t inform him off, as a result of he doesn’t perceive.”
She added: “He must go to high school, they usually do board in there. It’s taken me ages to be satisfied that it’s the perfect place. As a result of if he kicks off at college, he’s already at college.
“I really haven’t any selection. As a result of he’s placing on weight – at the least I do know that at college he’s there Monday to Friday, I can nonetheless go up there, tuck him into mattress.
“I can have dinner with him. I can come and watch him after college – he loves me watching him, so he may lose some weight so it’s higher for his well being. It’s solely Monday to Friday.”
A number of months later, Katie revealed Harvey is “loving” being in residential care. Talking in July, she mentioned: “‘ what, he’s loving it.
“Being autistic, Harvey has to have a strict routine and I feel being in residential all through the week helps that and he’s rather more grounded.
“Then he has his weekends with me and the children. He loves it now. He FaceTimes me 5 occasions a day on his iPad. He doesn’t cease, haha!”