Rebecca Ikumelo Obituary According to the Metropolitan Police, there are still two more ladies, ages 21 and 23, who are in critical condition. Asake has stated that he is “praying” for individuals who have been impacted by this. Jamael and Joelle are the two sons that Ms. Ikumelo is survived by. The older child of the single mother was diagnosed with autism in the year 2020, at which point she was working as a nursing associate in sexual health.
After that, she decided to take a break from nursing and began devoting more of her time to her family, particularly focusing on how her autistic son was progressing after receiving his diagnosis. A few days before she passed away, she discussed cultural attitudes toward autistic children on a podcast. The podcast was on autism in children. Rebecca was asked about an incident in which a relative told her that her son was “mean,” and she responded by saying, “He’s not naughty, he’s autistic,” after which the relative apologized and added, “Oh, sorry, I didn’t know.”
“But my concern with that is that even when people talk about how they’re at the grocery store and people make idiotic comments and stuff, and then they say they’re autistic, and the other person rapidly adjusts [what they say],” she said. “But my concern with that is that even when people talk about how they’re at the grocery store and people make idiotic comments and stuff.” “It shouldn’t have been necessary to resort to that.
You have no business trying to correct the behavior of another person’s child or offering your opinion on the matter. The family of Rebecca released a statement in which they indicated that she had completed her nursing education. She was a lovely woman who was a mother to two children and enjoyed doing volunteer work with children. Because of her concern, generosity, and affection for others, she enjoyed a high level of esteem inside the family.
Tosin is a shortened version of her parents’ given name, Oluwatosin, which means “Lord is Worthy.” Rebecca kept her more than 13,000 TikTok followers up to date on her children’s “autism journey” by routinely blogging about it and sharing important milestones along the way.