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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Development, Special Needs

AbilityPath is an online hub and special needs community for parents and professionals to learn, connect and live a more balanced life - through all phases of a child's growth...

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Support, Visual Impairment

National Blind Children’s Society

The National Blind Children's Society is a UK-based organization. Their mission is to enable blind and partially sighted children and young people to achieve their educational and recreational goals.

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Braille and Literacy

Goodnight Moon to Touch with Braille and Tactile Graphics

NBP asked artist Irma Goldberg to re-create important images mentioned in the text of Goodnight Moon, like the bowl of mush, the comb, the mittens, and so forth. Now Goodnight...


Visual Impairment

IBSA (International Blind Sports Federation)

IBSA is a full member of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), where they are the legitimate representatives of sport for the blind.

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Rib-it-Ball Giveaway!

Looking for a toy that's great for playing with friends? Then enter to win this Rib-it-Ball! This ball is easy to hold and throw, plus the high-contrast colors are perfect...

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Run, Play, Move Giveaway!

Enter to win a free copy of Run, Play, Move, a book by Matt LaCortiglia that will show you how to adapt any sport or game for any child. Visually...

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Friendship Music Giveaway!

Enter our giveaway to win two wonderful CDs that celebrate friendship. We love Stacey Peasley's new CD, Together, and Charlie Hope's newest album, Let's Go Play.

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Eye Conditions and Syndromes

American Society of Ocularists

The American Society of Ocularists is an international, non-profit, professional and educational organization founded in 1957 by professionals specializing in the fabricating and fitting of custom-made ocular prosthetics (artificial eyes).


Braille and Literacy

Michigan Braille Transcribing Fund (MBTF)

America's largest and most advanced producer of braille and tactile resources transcribes traditional texts, graphics, legal documents, users manuals and more. Download their PDF catalog for their current titles.

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Orientation and Mobility

No Bones About It: Official Blog of Guide Dogs for the Blind

No Bones About it is the official blog of Guide Dogs for the Blind. You can enjoy great posts by frequent No Bones About It contributors.

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Eye Conditions and Syndromes

Aniridia Foundation International

aniridia is caused when the gene responiable for eye development - the PAX6 gene - does not function correctly. This causes the eye to stop developing too early and when...

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Schools for the Blind

American Council of Blind Students

The American Council of Blind Students (ACBS) is the student affiliate of the American Council of the Blind, the nation's leading consumer and advocacy organization of people who are blind...