Palouse Audiology

Palouse Audiology, the most comprehensive care on the Palouse for better hearing.

Palouse Audiology specializes in evaluating and treating children and adults with hearing loss and related auditory problems by offering the only comprehensive audiological services on the Palouse.

 
Pediatric Services

In the first few years of life, hearing is a critical part of a child's social, emotional, and cognitive development. Even a mild or partial hearing loss can affect a child's ability to speak and understand language.

At Palouse Audiology, we recognize the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss in infants, children, and adolescents.Our pediatric audiology program focuses on early diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss in children and adolescents.

  • Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) diagnostic testing
  • Comprehensive audiological evaluation for hearing aid needs
  • Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) testing
  • Testing for hearing loss as a potential cause of speech and language delays
  • Hearing evaluations after a failed hearing screen in school
  • Monitoring hearing status and middle ear function in children with chronic middle ear concerns
  • Family counseling on selection of hearing aids, fitting of hearing aids, and repairs
  • Fitting of hearing aids and repairs
  • Customized hearing protection and swim molds
  • FM and other assistive listening devices
 
Adult Services

Our adult audiology program is tailored to meet the individual needs of adults and young adults with hearing loss and hearing aids. Palouse Audiology can help you by providing:

  • Diagnostic hearing evaluations
  • Hearing aid candidacy evaluations
  • Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) testing
  • Onsite hearing aid repairs and cleaning
  • Industrial hearing screenings
  • L&I hearing evaluations and hearing aid fittings
  • Customized hearing protection

 

Schedule an appointment

Palouse Audiology: Monday-Friday 8am - 5pm

(509) 332-8843

Visit us online or stop by at 835 SE Bishop Blvd. Suite 601 in Pullman Regional Hospital

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Objective, non-invasive testing

We specialize in hearing testing for infants and children. Our tests are objective and non-invasive, meaning we provide accurate hearing evaluations for people of all ages.

Our Staff
Susan Keeling, AuD, CCC-A
Doctor of Audiology

Education: AuD Doctor of Audiology, University of Florida, 2006 MS Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Arizona, 2002 BA Speech and Hearing Sciences, Washington State University, 2000 Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology, American Speech Language Hearing Association Special Interests: Adolescent and Adult Diagnostics, Auditory Processing Disorder, Aural Rehabilitation, Hearing Conservation

Rutendo Chikuku, Aud
Doctor of Audiology

Education: Aud Doctor of Audiology, University of Indiana in Bloomington. Graduate externship Medical University of South Carolina working mainly on an ongoing study investigating age-related hearing loss. Dr. Chikuku works with both the adult and pediatric population and performs most of our follow-up testing for the pediatric population from birth to three years old. Special Interests: electrophysiological testing, hearing conservation and she is passionate about hearing health awareness in the community.