Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS®)
A Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist (COMS), is a highly trained expert who specializes in working with individuals who are blind, low vision or who have functional visual limitations, and empowers them to achieve their life goals for education, employment, avocation and independence. A COMS may be blind, partially sighted or sighted. COMS are engaged in a comprehensive approach to orientation & mobility addressing nonvisual, visual, physical, cognitive, and psycho-social aspects related to mobility training for individuals of all ages, as well as diverse needs and abilities.
Badge Visual Description: A cranberry-colored circle that sweeps out to a square corner at the top left with A-C-V-R-E-P in white letters. Inside the cranberry circle is a white circle. Inside white circle is the COMS logo that is a square bordered in black with a black roadway intersection bordered in white with green completing the corners of the square. The words Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist wrap around the square starting that the bottom and coming up the right side.