How a Dementia Diagnosis Led to the Creation of a Self-Driving Wheelchair
Once Kadyn Brady’s grandmother, Lois, was diagnosed with dementia, he noticed she was having trouble with using her electric wheelchair. Although Lois passed away two years ago after battling the disease, Brady’s idea was already in motion. With the help of his Tennessee Tech engineering professor Ali Alouani, Brady developed an electric wheelchair that could drive itself, similar to a Tesla, but at a fraction of the cost. Inside Edition Digital’s Stephanie Officer has the details.