After the diagnosis: Caring for your child, your marriage, and you After the diagnosis, a parent's health and marriage may suffer as the intensive needs of their child must be addressed. Traditional marriage counselors are not equipped to address the unique issues that arise after a child has been diagnosed. Mary Romaniec offers advice for couples who are seeking a different perspective on how to overcome the toll autism has placed on their marriage. Mary Romaniec is mom to a recovered son and an author on the topics of IEP negotiation, marriage, and care for the caregiver. Join Teri and Mary for a very engaging and helpful hour!