FRANK HILTON ORGANIZATION

The Frank Hilton Organization is registered as a charitable organization in Fiji dedicated to address the needs of children with disability and their families since the 1960's. It operates with the intent to, provide essential detection and intervention services through a multidisciplinary, family centered approach, build independence, facilitate inclusion to mainstream and advocate to promote and protect the rights of children with disabilities.

FHO operates with the underpinning of the Convention on the Rights of a Child (CRC) and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

 

Vision
“A Centre of Excellence – Educate, Empower, Uplift, Uphold.”

Mission:

  • Offer effective and quality services in early detection, intervention and rehabilitation that support children with disabilities and their families.
  • Empower children with appropriate skills for life in order to increase independence, promote inclusion and full participation in society.
  • Mitigate hardships of parents and caregivers and empower them with the necessary tools to understand, protect and advocate on the rights of children with disability.

Underpinning Principles (Based on CONVENTION on the RIGHTS of PERSONS with DISABILITIES)
“The development of personality, talents and creativity, as well as mental and physical abilities, to their fullest potential”
CRPD-Article 24 (b)
“Provide those health services needed including early identification and intervention, and services designed to minimize and prevent further disabilities, among children” 
CRPD-Article 25 (b)
“Effective individualized support measures provided in environments that maximize academic and social development, consistent with the goal of full inclusion.” 
CRPD-Article 24 (e)
“Every person with disabilities has a right to respect for his or her physical and mental integrity on an equal basis with others.” 
CRPD-Article 17