You have a few options. One way is to find out if your insurance provider covers physical therapy. Another option would be to look for state funding. Also, some treatment centers/providers offer private pay options and are willing to work with you. There are also professionals out there who can help you find funding.
Yes. Parents may look into DIR/ Floortime, Picture Exchange Communication System, Social Stories, Video Modeling and Pointing. These are easy to learn exercises that have been proven effective and considerably less expensive than other traditional intervention methods.