ED Magedson – Founder
ITT Technical Institute168 N Gibson Rd Henderson, Nevada United States of America
I would not have sent the report, but found many complaints, including the ones regarding the disabled. My son is 29 years old and had a traumatic brain injury. I am not sure how he was contacted by ITT Tech, but he is now a student there and doing miserably. Just as others have said - he passed the proficiency exam. I have an associates and a bachelor's in accounting with a minor in criminal justice and and I can tell you that the material he is learning is way above his head. He keeps saying - oh but they will get me a job when I am done - yada yada yada. He wasn't even to fill out his own application and FAFSA - they did it for him!
I am encouraging him to quit and go to the Community College if he wants to continue. To their credit, ITT Tech has provided tutoring - which my son goes to just about every day. He is still not doing well and it's really affecting his self-worth. He does not drive, so he takes the bus and does a lot of walking. Because he has fused vertebrae in his back, his mobility is limited.
Bottom line is - they took advantage of him. He is on social security and medicad, so they know he is limited in ability. I would like him to quit and either get a break on the tuition or give more time to pay it back. My next step is to research and contact the agency that enforces the American with Disabilites Act.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 10/27/2009 10:13 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/ITT-Technical-Institute/Henderson-Nevada-89014/ITT-Technical-Institute-Takes-advantage-of-the-disabled-in-Henderson-Nevada-515539. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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