In a series of “Lunch and Learn” presentations Fork in the Road owner, Marshall Flax, talked to staff and faculty at the University of Wisconsin Eye Clinics and the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. The aim of the talks was to provide staff and faculty with basic information about the functional implications of vision impairment,.. read more →

Congressional staffer wearing low vision goggles in buffet line

ARVO, largest most respected eye and vision research organization in the world, used our low vision simulators to demonstrate the importance of vision research funding. read more →

  • Using Fork in the Road simulators
    Using Fork in the Road simulators

    Dementia Friendly Toolkit: Role Play Simulations for Care and Community Settings

  • The workshop is sponsored by CARE
    The workshop is sponsored by CARE

    Center for Aging Research and Education at UW-Madison's School of Nursing

  • Participants in CARE sponsored workshop
    Participants in CARE sponsored workshop

    CNAs and PCWs try to sort their

Participants in CARE sponsored workshops will try various tasks while wearing low vision simulators to experience dementia via role play read more →

WRBH radio staff sporting our low vision goggles

New Orleans, Louisiana: WRBH staff trying on their newly-purchased low vision simulators from Fork in the Road which they will feature at their annual volunteer luncheon. WRBH 88.3 FM is the United States’ first 24-hour reading radio station for the blind and remains the nation’s only full-time FM reading radio service. read more →

20 Nov 2017
November 20, 2017

Golf Fundraiser Low Vision Benefit

Simulators being worn by golfers at fundraiser

We’re thrilled that Beyond Vision and Vision Forward, both of Milwaukee, WI used our low vision simulators for their golf tournament and fundraiser. Shot in the Dark tournament for sighted golfers and those with visual impairments provided an opportunity for people to wear goggles that simulate the different types of blindness and come out here on.. read more →

Fork in the Road is pleased to be an exhibitor at the 2017 BVA Convention. If you are attending the convention August 15th-16th, 2017 or are in the Jacksonville, Florida area, please stop by booth #9 and say hello. There are lots of other great exhibits to see as well — including state-of-the-art technology for people.. read more →

Participants gathered from around the world at WBU/ICEVI 2016, an important venue for collaborating and networking around key blindness issues.

At the WBU-ICEVI convention in Orlando, we had people from many countries stop at the booth to try our simulators. These pictures of conference delegates from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Malawi are used with their permission. Zambia Israel Mauritius Israel Kyrgyzstan Guinea India South Africa Japan China Senegal Ecuador Laos Thailand Korea Moldova Myanmar Nepal.. read more →

At the WBU-ICEVI Conference in Orlando, I got to see a 3D representation of “Washington Crossing the Delaware ” created by 3D Photoworks. Co-founder John Olson showed me that, in addition to being tactile, there are numerous content specific, auditory items embedded in the work that are activated by passing one’s hand over them. For.. read more →

21 Jul 2016
July 21, 2016

WBU/ICEVI 2016 Joint Assembly, Orlando

Fork in the Road will be exhibiting its low vision simulators at the 2016 World Blind Union – International Committee for Education of people with Vision Impairment (WBU-ICEVI) Joint Assembly in Orlando. WBU/ICEVI 2016 will bring together participants from around the world, making this an important venue for collaborating and networking around key blindness issues… read more →

Fork in the Road’s owner, Marshall Flax presents information to help people know the difference between normal vision (including refractive error), normal vision as we age, and common diseases that should be addressed by an eyecare professional. He made a presentation at the Healthy Aging Fair (April 2016) sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison School.. read more →