Self-help for adults.Teachers, businessmen and women all agree that handwriting has deteriorated. Much money and time are wasted due to illegible handwriting. The formal way of teaching writing required too much time and repetition. So, there was a swing away from the formal teaching with nothing to replace it. The value of writing was denigrated, and in order to expedite the process, machines (typewriters, computers) were introduced. This removed the necessity for the thorough teaching of handwriting.