Behind the Ear (BTE)
This model is placed behind the ear, with a small hook like structure. It usually also has a volume control button. The amplified sound is conducted into the ear canal via an ear mould that also helps adhere the Hearing Aids to the ear. Owing to their larger size, BTE models are often the only type of aids powerful enough to aids those with Profound loss. They are also most often recommended to elderly and pediatric clients due to their robust design and easy to handle controls with strong coupling options.These hearing aids come in both disosable battery operated and rechargeable options.