Writing Prescriptions to Play Outdoors

THE CHECKUP Writing Prescriptions to Play Outdoors Advantages for children include being physically active, spending time in nature and getting away from screens. And fun. ImageCreditiStock By Perri Klass, M.D. July 16, 2018 In his 2005 book, “Last Child in the Woods,” Richard Louv wrote about what he called nature-deficit disorder, and cited about 60 scientific studies looking at the benefits of …