According to Robert Louv’s 2005 book, Nature-Deficit Disorder is the “diminished use of the senses, attention difficulties and higher rates of physical and emotional illness” as a result of too much time indoors and not enough time out. The solution? An good ol’ fashioned camping trip. Find out more about it here.
Individuals & Families
For many of us, outdoor play was a daily part of our childhood. Today that kind of childhood has all but disappeared. In the United States kids spend nearly 30 percent of their time with electronic media, but just a tiny fraction as much outside. Frequent, spontaneous play in “wild” outdoor settings provides perfect support for the entire spectrum
INDIVIDUAL EFFORTS – MAKING A DIFFERENCE – The preceding sections outline strategies to encourage and support a change in lifestyle for Ohio’s children through the work of organizations. However, perhaps the measure of the greatest success in the movement to Leave No Child Inside is its ability to inspire individuals to take action. People of