There is a lot of research out there to show that couples who have children with mental or physical handicaps have less success in keeping their marriage together. Autism is one such handicap that seems to be on the rise, and the cost of the care that an autistic child needs can cripple a couple financially which puts added strain to a marriage. The Palm Beach Florida Commissioner is attempting to create a law that would mandate insurance for autism under insurance policies. If couples are able to keep up with the financial burden of raising an autistic child, perhaps this can help keep these couples marriages together.
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