ESC of Lorain County

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1885 Lake Avenue
Elyria, OH 44035
Phone: (440) 324-5777 Fax: (440) 324-7355

Welcome to Audiology!

Carol Lepi, Educational Audiologist, serves the audiological needs of participating school districts in Lorain, Erie and Huron Counties. Carol provides assessment of hearing difficulties in students, appropriate fitting of assistive hearing technology and consultation and support to students and their educational team to understand the link between hearing, language and learning.


Carol offers the following services to participating school districts through a referral process:

  • Comprehensive hearing acuity evaluations to students suspected of having hearing difficulties;
  • Consultation to school district personnel about a specific student's educational needs, as it relates to their hearing impairment;
  • Assess a student's listening abilities through a Functional Listening Evaluation (FLE) which shows how listening abilities are affected by noise, distance and visual access in the student's natural listening environment;
  • Assess the benefits of assistive hearing technology devices which includes selection, fitting and monitoring;
  • Participation on ETR/IEP/504 teams to address the educational needs of a student with a hearing impairment;
  • Analysis of classroom acoustics and to provide suggestions of modifications to improve the listening environment;
  • Provide training/inservice on hearing issues such as classroom usage of assistive hearing technology and prevention of hearing loss;
  • Coordination of cooperative annual service contracts for audiometric equipment.
Participating school districts can access Carol's audiological services by contacting her at (440) 324-3178 ext.1255 or lepi@esclc.org

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