Question

What are the different components of a hearing aid?

Answer

Hearing aid components include: a microphone that can change the acoustic input to an electrical signal, an amplifier that boosts the electrical signal, a receiver that converts the amplified electrical signal back into sound, and a power supply or battery. Most hearing aids have a volume control.

 

Higdon. (2004) “The Role of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists in Life Care Planning.” In S. Riddick- Grisham (Ed.) Pediatric Life Care Planning and Case Management (p. 198). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

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