This situation is a tragedy that must be made right. Our system is taking our most creative, inventive, empathetic minds and shutting them down. It is bad enough that their school years will be a struggle and painful, but even worse, these limitations will follow them throughout the rest of their lives.
I’m going to stick my neck out and say that there is a very direct link between the gene for horrible handwriting and the gene for being a visual learner. When I was little I thought it would kill me to have to write. My handwriting looked tortured and, quite frankly, it tortured those who had to read it.