The decision to send your child away for help can’t be an easy one for any parent — and now, Kate Gosselin is speaking out about why she went that route when it came to Collin and his special needs.

“I was not able with my own resources here to meet his needs,” she explained on Kate Plus 8. “He needs to be in an environment to help him learn the skills and gain the insight to be the best Collin that he can be.”

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Kate has remained cryptic about the “treatment” her 12-year-old son is currently getting, and it has since been revealed that she and her ex-husband, Jon, have a strict agreement not to discuss his whereabouts publicly.

“We are both court ordered not to speak about the care and custody of our children in detail,” she previously said.

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