Amber Bobnar

Originally from Hawaii, Amber and her family moved to Massachusetts to be closer to Boston Children’s Hospital where her son, Ivan, now receives medical care.


She has a Master’s degree in English from Tufts University and spends most of her “free time” writing about being a parent of a disabled child on But really most of her time is spent caring for and playing with her son.

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Health & Nutrition

Brushing Teeth & Dental Hygiene for Disabled Kids

Find tips and tricks from parents of blind and visually impaired children about tooth brushing and dental hygiene!

Sing as We Go Music Cover


New Music Giveaway!

Enter to win three new children's music CDs: Sing as We Go from Charlie Hope, Variety Show from Debbie and Friends, and Recess from Justin Roberts. Giveaway ends December 16th...

My health passport

Health & Nutrition

My Health Passport

My Health Passport is a free downloadable file that allows you to present your child's medical information in a quick at-a-glance reference guide.

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Elizabeth Mitchell Christmas CD Giveaway!

Enter to win a copy of Elizabeth Mitchell's new Christmas album, The Sounding Joy: Christmas Songs in and out of the Ruth Crawford Seeger Songbook. These traditional carols are perfect...

Jacob's Eye Patch


Jacob’s Eye Patch Giveaway!

Enter to win a copy of the new book Jacob's Eye Patch about a little boy who wears a patch to help his weaker left eye get stronger. Giveaway ends...

A Writer's Companion: A Pocket Book of Homophones


A Writer’s Companion Giveaway!

Enter to win a copy of A Writer's Companion: A Pocket Book of Homophones and The Braille Spelling Dictionary for Beginning Writers, both in braille and both designed for beginning...

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Brailled Uno Cards Giveaway!

Enter to win a set of brailled Uno cards from Perkins Products! This is the classic Uno game, but with braille! Contest ends December 16th 2013. Good luck!

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The Perfect TVI Gift Basket!

Want to put together a nice gift for your child's Teacher of the Visually Impaired but don't know where to start? Here are some fun ideas you can use to...

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Raised Line Drawing Board Giveaway!

Enter to win a raised-line drawing board from Future Aids! Use this board to make raised-line drawings with a regular piece of paper and a regular pen! Contest ends December...

Gustafer Yellowgold


Gustafer Yellowgold Giveaway!

Enter to win a lovely CD/DVD Gustafer Yellowgold set featuring music and illustrated art work from Morgan Taylor... plus a plush Gustafer doll! Contest ends December 16th, 2013.

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14 Back Exercises for Caregivers

Caring for a disabled child can be stressful in many ways, but have you given much thought to how you might be placing stress on your back? Learn 14 exercises...


Jammin’ with Jew Giveaway!

Enter to win a copy of the CD Jammin' with Jew from Josh and Jamtones - just in time for Channukah! Contest ends November 18th at midnight.