A tool to connect with patients
My Special Aflac Duck® is specifically designed to help medical professionals and other members of the patient support team in providing care to children with cancer. Ducks are available at no cost to hospitals and families for children ages three and up.
Short on space? We can deliver ducks as you need them. After you request ducks, you can sign up for a subscription to receive monthly email reminders and simplify your request process.Request ducks
11,350 and counting at more than 300 hospitals
CLS Care Kit
Hospitals can learn more about how to use My Special Aflac Duck with patients through a toolkit designed specifically for Child Life Specialists and other medical professionals.Download the Digital Care Kit
Patients can use the included Medical Play Accessories to take care of their ducks and prepare for procedures in the hospital!
MRI Carry Case
With the included MRI Carry Case, you can simulate MRIs and CT scans for patients.
Use the Facilitation Cards to find the best practices to help children calm down, communicate feelings and more! We developed these tools in collaboration with more than 36 CLS.
Designed for medical professionals with medical professionals
We teamed up with more than 36 Child Life Specialists to design the CLS Care Kit - leveraging best practices created by Child Life Programs across the country for how to use My Special Aflac Duck with patients.
Child Life and Pediatric Cancer Grant
Each year, The Aflac Childhood Cancer Foundation, Inc. awards grants to hospital Child Life programs providing support to pediatric cancer patients and their siblings. Proposals are accepted each May-July, with awardees announced during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September.Submit a proposal