A Victorian Christmas at Normansfield

Christmas was a special time. All the residents, apart from those on leave or ill, dined on Christmas Day with the attendants and nurses and some of the younger members of the Langdon Down family in attendance. There was a tradition of Christmas celebrations at which every resident received a personal gift from Dr and […]

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U3A Shared Learning Project 2016

Project for 2016: The history of Normansfield’s buildings Exploring the history of Normansfield’s buildings and their rooms, we will research the development of the site from 1868. When and why were they built, at what cost, when demolished, what used for through the years, who lived and worked in them. We will create site maps, […]

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Langdon Down, The Legacy

World Down Syndrome Congress 2015 19-21 August 2015 Chennai, India Participants from countries across the globe meet, share knowledge, experiences and perhaps open new frontiers in improving the lives of people with Down’s syndrome. The Congress focuses on Panchtatvas – Social Awareness & Self Determination, Health, Education & Employment, Support System, Rights and the Law for people with […]

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