Approximately 1.3 million Americans are blind, and another 20 million Americans suffer from partial or complete vision loss (above).
Our commitment to inclusivity is the reason that, since our founding, we have made it a priority to offer our solutions in At Uhlig, we have never accepted those barriers, either for ourselves or for the millions of people we serve each month.more than 20 languages, including such important regional dialects as Haitian Creole. It is also why we simultaneously deliver our solutions in print, digital and mobile formats, offer large-type and audio editions, and have long produced interpoint Braille
for readers who are blind or
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For all its
has been subject
for thousands of years to serious limitations: it has only been available to those who can afford it, or who can read, or who can see, or who understand a certain language or who, for example, have access to a newspaper, mailInscribed in 196 B.C.E.
in three corresponding scripts, the Rosetta Stone provided the key to deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphs when it was rediscovered in 1799. delivery, a computer or a mobile device.
At Uhlig, we have never accepted those barriers, either for ourselves or for the millions of people we serve each month. We believe that it is an essential part of
our job to make
our solutions available across media,
across languages, and across the
barriers of location, technology
and physical impairment.
More than 60 million Americans, or 20% of the population over five years of age, speak a language other than English at home (above).
At least one million Americans
are deaf, and another 35 million
have hearing impairments (left).
"Braille is knowledge,
and knowledge is power."
— Louis Braille