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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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...

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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...

Music Cube


Magic Cube Giveaway!

We want to share with you one of our absolutely all-time favorite toys: The Munchkin Mozart Magic Cube! Enter to win this deceptively simple toy that introduces cause and effect,...

celtic christmas


Christmas Music Giveaway!

Enter to win three wonderful Christmas albums for children! From classic carols to new rock and roll tunes, there's something here for every family.

Silent Night Board Book


Christmas Book Giveaway!

Enter to win three Christmas board books from Seedlings with print and braille: Biscuit's Pet & Play Christmas, Silent Night, and Christmas Angel.



BigBear PizzaBox Video Game Giveaway!

Are you looking for video games that are both accessible to children with little or no vision as well as appropriate for young kids? Look no further! Enter to win...

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Puzzle Game Giveaway!

We're giving away two awesome puzzle games that are entirely accessible: The Memory Caps Game and The Slide, Twist 'n Solve Puzzle.

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Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Halloween Costume Ideas for Canes and Wheelchairs

Kids with disabilities love Halloween too! Here are ideas that will incorporate your child's wheelchair or white cane into their costume.

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Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Kid-Friendly Halloween Songs

Did you know that there are some amazing kids musicians creating new Halloween classics that will really get you in the spirit? We've collected our top ten favorites and created...

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Schools for the Blind

North Dakota Vision Services/School for the Blind

North Dakota Vision Services/School for the Blind strives to be a statewide leader in services to the blind or visually impaired.

SleepSafe Beds

Sleep, Special Needs

SleepSafe Beds: Beautiful Safe Beds for Special Needs Kids

SleepSafe Beds are the perfect choice for children who need a large bed with high sides. These beds are sturdy and strong and well-padded for safety. They come with many...