Communities developing resources and competencies for using their languages
Foundational understanding for language development work of all kinds
Publications, fonts and computer tools for language development, translation and research
SIL offers training in disciplines relevant to sustainable language development.
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SIL's dedication to language development past and present
SIL provides consulting services to Deaf translation teams, including the checking for accuracy and clarity of translated Scripture passages, and training teams in the translation process.
SIL also provides technical assistance to Deaf communities through development of software tools and applications. Some of these software tools include: