Adult vs pediatric fitting

Any reason why hearing aids are prescribed quieter for adults other than as a compromise for comfort? Is there a clinical benefit to less gain for adults other than they reject it? I think I prefer that pediatric sound over more adult rationales but I’m not sure if there is a good objective reason to make the gain lower after a certain age.

bumping this post. added my audiogram too

I think your thinking is correct. If you can handle pediatric fitting I don’t think there’s any reason not to.
My understanding is that children need all the gain they can get as they have no familiarity with what speech sounds like. Since they’re just learning language they can’t rely on lip reading or other cues so speech must be made as accessible as possible.

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