Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS)

SMS General Info

Earn the Seating and Mobility Specialist Certification.

The SMS certification recognizes demonstrated competence in seating and mobility assessment, funding resources, implementation of intervention, and outcome assessment and follow-up.

Please note that the SMS exam will be on hiatus and unavailable starting November 1, 2023 through January 31, 2024. Exam scheduling will then resume in February 2024. This is because the SMS exam is in the process of being updated.

The Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS) is a specialty certification for professionals working in seating and mobility. While the ATP is a broad-based exam covering all major areas of assistive technology, the SMS exam is focused specifically on seating, positioning, and mobility. The program is intended for clinicians, suppliers, engineers and others involved in seating and mobility service provision.