Katie Price’s new BBC documentary shows teenage son Harvey smashing through his college store in an anxious moment as he adjusts to his new life away from home
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Katie Price: What Harvey Did Next is finally here, and the BBC’s opening documentary follows former glamor model Katie Price, 43, and her 19-year-old son Harvey as he navigates through first weeks at university.
Harvey, who is living with Prader-Willi syndrome, visual dysplasia, autism and learning disabilities, is said to have experienced ups and downs during his first few weeks at college as he said goodbye to his mother. Katie in the emotional documentary.
The audience felt every disappointment and every joyful moment with Harvey as he spent the first time away from home while attending National Star College.
Though he’s fully settled now, the raw documentary shows Harvey struggling as he first heads into his new college exploits.
Harvey became frustrated at one stage during his first few days there, he smashed the college store.
The 19-year-old has always been looked after by university staff, and without Katie there, they must figure out for themselves the changing behaviors in Harvey as he adjusts to his new lifestyle.
Insightful university staffers soon realized that the best way to get Harvey to take his medication was to film him doing it for his mother at home.
But as he tells about his daily plan in an eye-opening scene, Harvey can’t seem to cope with the expectations placed on him when one of his caregivers tells him he’s to the college store.
In anxiety, Harvey put his head against the wall and cried before collapsing to the floor in the difficult scene to watch.
Harvey’s carers quickly managed to calm him down and bring him back to the moment by helping him take deep breaths and ‘use his words’ as they reminded him that leaving his dorm room amnesty is important to every aspect of later life.
But when he’s stuck with his work experience in the college store, Harvey’s anxiety reaches new heights when he starts banging on the bathroom door.
After calming down a bit, Harvey went back to work in the store decorating the walls with a bunch of stars before the staff congratulated him on his hard work.
“Sometimes Harvey needs to break something,” his carer tells the camera.
“In that case we can just keep Harvey as safe as possible. We let him break the item and we get rid of it because for Harvey, that’s when it’s over. That’s it. when it’s done.”
While the scene might suggest Harvey is deeply upset, his proud mother, Katie, has previously admitted that she ‘come to life’ when she discovered that Harvey had smashed into her room .
The former glamor model, who shares Harvey, with ex-boyfriend Dwight Yorke, revealed that not getting upset with her son because his actions mean he feels ‘extremely stable’ in new environment.
Katie covered up Harvey’s outbursts in a recent interview with OK! The magazine where she admitted that she was relieved when Harvey smashed his stuff because it meant he was comfortable and satisfied with his new environment.
“I told the staff at the university, ‘I’m so glad he did all this because now I know he’s really settled in,'” the proud mother-of-five explained. prefer.
Katie goes on to reveal that Harvey is in safe hands at the university as staff look after him around the clock.
“They’re living and breathing what I’ve had all these years,” she added.
Katie Price: What Harvey Did Next will air at 9pm on Monday, March 7 on BBC One.
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