About Our Clinic

Muskegon Hearing and Speech Center provides habilitative and rehabilitative audiology services to the deaf and hearing impaired residents of Muskegon and Fremont, MI.

Although in-house clinical audiology services represent 80% of our work, we currently contract with other agencies for the provision of audiology services in house and in the field. We also work cooperatively with local physicians, and area nursing homes. The number of people we see and the number of services we provide are growing each year.

About Hearing Loss
SSHL (Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss) is a quick loss of hearing that can happen over a few hours or a few days. The cause of SSHL is only found in 10% – 15% of patients.

Clinical Services

  • A wide range of hearing assessments
  • Hearing aid selection, evaluation, consultation, sales and service

Community Services

  • Hearing screening for adults
  • Public information and education
  • Audiology services are provided at nursing homes

Educational and Informational Programs

Educational and informational programs are available to the community regarding a wide range of speech and hearing topics including:

  • Training for hard-of-hearing adults and parent counseling service
  • Specialized diagnostic auditory assessments
  • Hearing aid evaluation/selection
  • Hearing aid fitting/orientation/training in use
  • Auditory training
  • Vocational/Educational guidance
  • Counseling service for employers of communicatively handicapped
  • Ontological examination by referral
  • Referrals to Michigan Career Development as indicatedMulti Manufacturer Hearing Aids Available

Additional Services

  • Audiological assessment and hearing aid evaluations for infants through adults; medical referrals will be made if necessary
  • Making of ear molds, swim plugs and ear protectors for industrial use.
  • Repair on hearing aids and ear molds.
  • Loaner hearing aids available if your hearing aid goes in for repair.
  • Services to hearing impaired.
  • Assistive Listening Devices.

 We value being a part of the local Muskegon and Fremont MI community and believe in treating our patients like family. We also work cooperatively with local physicians, area nursing homes, the Muskegon Public Health Department and many local industries in the areas of education, information and prevention. We know that every person has different needs, and everyone has a unique lifestyle, that is why we are readily available to answer all your questions and to help you on your journey to better hearing health.

Muskegon Hearing & Speech Center is part of the Hearing Health USA network of healthcare providers, whose patient promise states: “We are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest level of hearing healthcare and to guide each individual through their journey to better hearing.” 

Michelle Giddings, BC-HIS, Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist #1379
Michelle Giddings, BC-HIS, Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist #1379

Meet Our Providers

K. Roger Smith, M.A.

Roger Smith, M.A. has a Graduate degree from Western Michigan University in Audiology. He is State licensed and has 38 years of experience. He also has 17 years of experience as the Director and audiologist for Muskegon Hearing and Speech.

Kimberly Tullock, MA, CCC-A

Kimberly has been helping people hear better at Muskegon Hearing and Speech since 2006. She earned her audiology degree from Central Michigan University.  She and her husband have raised 4 beautiful sons together.

Thomas Bell, ACA, HIS

Over 30 years of experience in the hearing industry. Worked as an area manager for a large hearing aid manufacturer. I’ve come back to a daily practice because I missed working with patients.

Monica Marini

Monica Marini brings the latest hearing care technology and unmatched care to her patients every day. She is passionate about helping people on their journey to better hearing.

Stephani Peterson, HIS

Stephani has spent 25 years giving excellent client service.  She has been Licensed in the State of Michigan as a Hearing Instrument Specialist for four years. She is passionate about her work and finds it very rewarding to be in the hearing industry.  Stephani also has two children and is married to a Senior Pastor of large church.