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.

Inclusive Technology: Switch Accessible Apps for the iPad

iPad Apps and Accessibility

Inclusive Technology: Switch Accessible Apps for the iPad

These are accessible apps for kids with special needs and they are fun too! If you're looking for apps that you can use with your iPad switch, this is the...

Life-Size Shoots and Ladders Game

Sensory Activities, Visual Impairment

Activity Bank: Sensory Activities for Kids who are Blind

Find sensory activities that have been adapted to meet the needs of students who are blind or visually impaired.

Whack-a-Mole Tower


Whack-a-Mole Tower

Find out about this whack-a-mole game that develops hand-eye coordination in kids with low vision. It's fun and there are lots of blinking lights and ringing bells for encouragement!

Getting a Feel for Lunar Craters

Math and Science

Getting a Feel for Lunar Craters

NASA has created a tactile book about the moon titled Getting a Feel for Lunar Craters. You can also download the text or audio versions of the book for free...

A girl making Hand & Foot Reindeer Ornament

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Make Your Own Hand & Foot Reindeer Ornament

We love holiday crafts and this one is just so creative! Find out how your child can make their very own reindeer ornament by tracing their foot and hands on...

Accessible Candy Land

Toys, Visual Impairment

Accessible Candy Land!

Learn how to make an accessible version of your kids' Candy Land game that is perfect for children with visual impairments.

Turkey Squash

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Turkey Squash Thanksgiving Craft Project

If you're tired of carving pumpkins every year, why not spice things up with a decorated squash instead? Find out how to make this silly Turkey Squash with feathers and...

Everyday Adventures


DidiPop and Jimmies Giveaway!

Sometimes you just want to listen to a good song, and we've got some great options for you! Enter to win two CDs from DidiPop and one CD from the...

Chanukah Fever


Chanukah Giveaway!

Mama Doni is one of our favorite kids' musicians and it's just an added bonus that she sings outrageously cool and funky music for Jewish children.

chunky puzzle


Tactile Toy & Book Giveaway!

Looking for some nice tactile gifts for someone on your holiday list this year? We're giving away a Chunky Shapes Puzzle (with braille!) and an amazing Noah's Ark set with...

Peter and the Wolf


Music Stories Giveaway!

We're always looking for fun things to listen to in the car on long trips down to grandpa's house. Music is nice and so are stories on audio book, but...

Talking with Baby Cover


Sign Language Book Giveaway!

Give your child the best gift of all this year: the gift of communication. Enter to win Marsha Peterson's book that will help you teach your child sign language, Come...