SIL offers training in sign language linguistics, translation principles and translation methodology for members of Deaf communities and partner organizations involved in materials development in local sign languages. The goal is to develop a global team of Deaf consultants, specialists and trainers.

Training opportunities include:

  • Courses in sign language linguistics at SIL-UND 
  • Sign language translation principles, methodology and production workshops
  • Sign language translation consultant and specialist training
  • Multilingual Deaf education (MLDE) workshops that build capacity for teaching Deaf students in their own sign language and bridging to literacy skills in the surrounding print majority language