KATIE Price's son Harvey has declared he's 'happy' to move to full-time residential college.

The reality star recently made the hard decision in order to help her disabled son become more independent and for him to learn new life skills.

The pair appeared on today's edition of the Jeremy Vine show as Katie, 42, admitted his move away from home will "break my heart."

And as Katie described his new surroundings which will include his own bedroom, bathroom and kitchen, as well as the chance to make new friends, Harvey, 18, told the show he was "happy" with the decision.

She also explained that it would be a slow transition for the teen who was born with the rare disorder septo-optic dysplasia, which affects brain function, hormones and vision, plus autism.

Speaking via video link, she told Jeremy on the Channel 5 morning show: "It will break my heart. But I know he's not gone forever… I have to do it I can't be selfish.

"I would have him at home all the time if I could – even though it's very challenging. He is part of me.

"It's just like with any kid, you just have to let them explore the next level."

Katie and Harvey were on the show to promote their new BBC documentary which delves into Katie's life as a carer.

The pair have spent six months visiting colleges for children with autism and learning disabilities. They hope Harvey can start at their top choice later this year.

The star gushed over her "unbreakable bond" with her eldest child as she revealed the release date for the programme which will air on BBC iPlayer later this month.

She said on Instagram: "Together we have built our private world, a bond between mother and son which goes deeper than most – we are unbreakable."⁣⁣

The BBC billed the documentary as "a deeply personal one-off film".

They added on Instagram: "@katieprice and Harvey open up about their lives as Harvey turns 18 and decisions need to be made about his future.⁣

⁣"Katie Price: Harvey and Me / Streaming 25 January / BBC iPlayer."

The mum-of-five recently revealed that Harvey’s weight had soared to 29st and he threw tantrums if refused food.

Her goal is for Harvey to live independently and possibly get a job.

They will know if his application is successful in March.

Katie then needs to get her local authority to fund his placement — up to £350,000 for full-time care.

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