Aflac Toy Robot for Kids Faces Cancer With Real Feelings

Emotional support robot duck helping children going through chemo
May 11, 2018 1:40 PM ET
Article

Aflac has teamed up with robotics toy company Sproutel to create My Special Aflac Duck, a technology that offers emotional support to kids with cancer.

Kids can feed, bathe and even administer chemotherapy to the ducks that can respond to touch.

“Medical play can be really therapeutic,” Sproutel CEO Aaron Horowitz told FOX Business on “Mornings with Maria.” “It gives them this feeling of control. They have this friend that’s going through this treatment right alongside me.”

Read the full article and watch the video on FoxBusiness.com