Language Assistance Advisory Committee

Holly Bonner

Holly Bonner is a Staten Island resident who is legally blind and the founder of Blind Motherhood. Bonner suffered a rare complication while battling breast cancer in which she lost her eyesight at the age of 32. Bonner founded an online blog, Blind Motherhood, which is dedicated to proving that blind and visually impaired parents execute their parental duties independently, effectively and safely. In addition to her online blog, Bonner also is a contributor to NBC's TODAY Show as a Parenting Columnist, Coordinator of the American Foundation for the Blind's 'Blind Parenting Series', an Adjunct Psychology Professor at Metropolitan College of New York, and the Staten Island Borough Coordinator for VISIONS Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired. She previously was the Director of Education & Outreach for Illuminart Productions. Bonner received a Master of Social Work from Colombia University School of Social Work and is a candidate for her Doctorate in Ministry at New York Theological Seminary.