Starting Out in Mainstream America offers information about life in the USA today.
Adjusting to any new culture can be slow, difficult, and painful. If you are entering or preparing for re-entry into mainstream American life after a long absence, or perhaps for the first time, you may have many questions about where to find and how to do things.
This book provides practical solutions for people with needs like:
- getting a driver’s license
- finding a place to live
- finding a job or job training
- getting health care
- finding your way around the legal system
and information about broader concepts like
- Abuse and neglect
- Communications skills
- Parenting skills
- Aspects of mainstream culture like music, movies, and sports