a. Hearing Aids. Upon request, veterans who have continuing eligibility may be issued a spare hearing aid if the initial hearing aid has been used successfully on a continuing basis. Binaural hearing aids are to be considered as a single unit. A veteran who has a binaural aid may be issued a second binaural unit as a spare.
b. Other Devices. Spare assistive listening devices, assistive devices, or artificial larynxes will not normally be provided.