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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Magic Watermelon Giveaway!

Enter ton win a copy of Ethan Rossiter's new children's CD, Magic Watermelon. Giveaway ends May 23, 2013.

Orientation and Mobility


The UltraCane is an electronic cane for visually impaired users that delivers feedback through small vibrating buttons in the handle. Its ultrasound system provides information about obstacles in front of...

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Home of Song Giveaway!

Enter to win a copy of Paul Spring's new family folk-rock CD, Home of Song. Giveaway ends May 23rd.

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Braille and Literacy

Sadie Can Count Book in Large Print and Braille

Sadie Can Count is a wonderful book for beginners. It has large print and Braille text, full color and fully embossed pictures. Beginning readers, sighted, blind or visually impaired can...

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Special Needs Travel Mom

The Special Needs Travel Mom writes about her travels with her entire family, including her daughter with special needs. Her daughter is blind, non-verbal, uses a wheelchair for mobility, and...

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Bunny in the Moon CD Giveaway!

Enter to win a copy of DidiPop's new amazing lullaby CD, Bunny in the Moon. Winners will be asked to write a short review of the CD after listening to...

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Braille and Literacy

Braille Resource Packet for Parents of Young Children

This is a collection of articles, book ideas, instructions and activities for parents who want to teach early literacy and braille skills to their young children who are blind.

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How to Make an Accessible Playground

Liam's mom shows you step-by-step how she created the perfect accessible outdoor play space for her deaf-blind son!

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Eye Conditions and Syndromes

Deaf-Blind Family Guide

The Oregon Deaf-Blind Project has created a family guide for parents of children diagnosed with deaf-blindness.

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Eye Conditions and Syndromes

Eye Power Kid’s Wear

Eye Power Kid's Wear creates adorable print T-shirts specially designed for kids who wear glasses or a patch!

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Schools for the Blind

Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

The Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired serves children and young adults statewide who are blind or visually impaired, with or without additional disabilities.

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Braille and Literacy

National Braille Press

The guiding purposes of National Braille Press are to promote the literacy of blind children through braille and to provide access to information that empowers blind people to actively engage...