One in every 110 children will be diagnosed with autism, according to Autism Speaks. This staggering statistic is known all too well to the parents and families dealing with the disorder. Simone Brenneman is one of those parents having raised two autistic children. In The Castle We Called Home, Brenneman reveals the autobiographical story of one mother’s quest to connect with her autistic son. A story of struggles and triumphs, the book reveals the complexities of Hayden, his autistic sister and his family’s inspiring journey to evolve as a unit and as individuals.