Categorization of PSAPs?

This post is a continuation of two previous posts relating to a proposed PSAP “Standard” (OTC Hearing Aid Standard, and PSAP Standard Review).  This post relates to a section of the proposed “Standard” relating to the “categorization of PSAPs” (personal sound amplification products).1     Categorization – Criteria for Standardization It is not clear what…

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HA Distribution VII – PSAP, ALD, or Hearing Aid?

PSAP, Assistive Listening Device, or Hearing Aid?  To many people, any differentiation between these terms is confusing. Some contend that if it amplifies and looks like a hearing aid, it is a hearing aid.  If that is the case, what is the difference between a Pocket Talker and a body hearing aid?  They both amplify…

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