Nature Deficit Disorder is a term coined to describe the feeling of being deprived of nature. It’s a deprivation many children and families experience when growing up in an urban environment. Join this webinar to learn about the natural experiences children need to grow, the ways design can support this including when space is limited, and experience fascinating cases of natural play environments with play equipment that complements the surroundings.
Head of KOMPAN Play Institute
As head of KOMPAN Play Institute, Jeanette has over 20 years of experience in researching, developing, and advocating playground play. Jeanette has served on the scientific and organizing boards of several international conferences on child friendly city planning. Jeanette has authored and co-authored numerous white papers and articles on the topics of inclusive and universal play design, and child development.
KOMPAN Play Institute Manager, Americas
As the Manager of KOMPAN Play Institute, Americas, Suzanne researches issues related to active play and fitness for children and families. Suzanne has co-authored numerous white papers and articles on the topics of children and play, such as Climbing Clever and Innovative Products: the key to more play.