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Our Mission

Our Mission

It is the mission of the World Mission Society to provide quality religious, cultural, educational, and developmental services to the hearing impaired population, thereby assisting them in leading independent, productive lives. To this end, WMS operates two facilities: The Miracle Sign Deaf Church and Desert View Deaf Center in El Paso, Texas offers services for the Deaf population, including sign language interpreting, sign language classes, tutored adult education and literacy classes, non-clinical counseling, driving test instruction, job placement assistance, and citizenship classes and The Deaf Educational and vocational Center in Dallas, Texas works in conjunction with the Rice Career Institute to guide Deaf students through the training and internship phases of post-graduate education in Information Technology and works with graduates to find gainful employment and meaningful careers. It is the…
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Our Code of Ethics

Our Code of Ethics

The World Mission Society (WMS) will maintain a code of ethics that ensures WMS will provide professional services with objectivity and with respect for the unique needs and values of the individual being provided services. WMS will ensure that the Code of Ethics policy is in written format in the WMS Employee Handbook and that all WMS employees and agents will receive a copy of the WMS Handbook upon hire, annually or as needed due to policy updates. Employees who do not comply with the code of ethics as stated in WMS’s Employee Handbook will be subject to Disciplinary Actions as outlined in the WMS Employee Handbook.   The Executive Director or Designee will be available to accept any questions or complaints and address them in a timely manner.  Individuals…
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Our History

Our History

1982-2000 • Taught sign-language interpreters in churches across the United States. • Established summer camp programs for the deaf in New Mexico, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Caribbean, and Samoa. • Established the deaf educational program at Tennessee Temple University (Chattanooga, TN); consulted on the establishment of deaf educational programs at Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA), Hyles Anderson University (Hammond, IN), and Deaf Sword College (Knoxville, TN). • Taught total communication to the teachers at the School for the Deaf in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was the only deaf school in the country at the time, taught without sign language. Now every state in Brazil has a school for the deaf, uses Brazilian sign language. • Co-authored the sign language textbook still used in Brazilian schools for the deaf. • As service…
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