Katie Price: Harvey And Me


Anybody’s son or daughter moving on in life is a stressful and worrying situation, but even more so in respect of persons with autism and some other conditions. This is because parents and the children have spent years getting to know each other and now in a moment in time great change is occurring. Even when all is going smoothly, there is always going to be that deep down worry, what can happen next, have we covered everything and any others that may occur.

But life as to go on and nothing will ever be fully covered.

But with autism will the new surroundings and people within have sufficient knowledge to manage all that can occur and the answer is most likely not, all that everyone can do is the best available.

Same Difference

When faced with having to move their disabled child to a different school or college, families face difficult decisions. Now, reality TV star and ex-model, Katie Price, is on that journey with her eldest son, Harvey, who is about to make that transition.

It was a quiet 18th birthday for Harvey. There were balloons in the garden and presents were opened, including a frog lunchbox and an iPad. For a treat, Katie took him to one of his favourite places – the local train station.

“This is the best train ever. I love it,” Harvey says, taking photographs.

His birthday marks another milestone. It is time to leave school and find a college, a process the family has filmed for BBC One documentary, Katie Price: Harvey and Me.

“It’s pretty predictable to know what will happen with the other kids,” Katie says, who has four other children. “But with…

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2 thoughts on “Katie Price: Harvey And Me

    • Thank you, I do what I can.

      Much of what I say, is based on my own family experiences having a 53 year old daughter, with severe learning and multiple physical disabilities and also autism,living at home with myself and she has 24/7 care. This is excellent care and with my current situation a God Send’, as I am currently an inpatient with serious breathing problems, Non-COVID and blood clots in both lungs and on 1 litre of oxygen, been gradually reduced from 10 litres on admission last Wednesday. But hope to be discharged within the next couple of days.

      Other information is based on my contacts with other family carers and the many meetings I attend, plus my own opinions, of which I have many, but also open to others.

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