The Autism Treatment Center, established in 1977, is a private, nonprofit organization that assists people with autism and related disorders. The center has been certified and licensed by the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services, Texas Education Agency and Texas Department of Labor. It also operates a Medicaid-approved. The center provides educational, vocational, residential, information dissemination, consultation, diagnostics and research services. The Autism Treatment Center offers occupational, physical and speech therapies, as well as provides job training and placement services. Its staff includes teachers, behavior analysts, dieticians, psychiatrists, psychologists and nurses. In addition, the center organizes a range of recreational activities, including picnicking, bowling and swimming. The Autism Treatment Center maintains offices in Dallas and San Antonio.