Do Your Kids have 'Nature Deficit Disorder'?

Excerpt: A new wave of programs is being developed and launched across the United States to address what one writer dubbed a "nature deficit disorder" in children – the desire to sit inside and be entertained by electronic babysitters instead of getting into the great outdoors. The malady was identified by author Richard Louv in his book from just a few years ago, "Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder," and he confirmed in a recent San Francisco Chronicle article:

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