Because of the intensive nature of an ABA program, the cost is quite high. Some insurance companies are beginning to pay for some of the cost of therapy. Unfortunately, this typically only covers the cost of the overseeing psychologist and does not cover the cost associated with the teachers that work directly with the child. However, there are some programs available for funding assistance. These funding agencies differ from area to area. The best resource is to contact your local chapter of the American Autism Society for funding information.