Author: Anumita Chatterjee Roy

Miracle Waters: Magical Rose Water and Rice Water – III

Anumita, our Managing Editor, talks of the magical qualities of Rose water and Rice water, in the third part of the five-part serial on Miracle waters. These inexpensive home remedies are time-tested. Find out more, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Continuing with the Miracle waters, today, let’s find out the many benefits […]

Give a Paw to Help Autism and Special Needs, Persons

Service dogs and specially trained dogs for autism and learning disability are becoming a reality. Schools around the USA have implemented programs to include these four legged furry creatures to help children with Dyslexia, ADHD, Aspersers and those in the Autism Spectrum. Anumita tells us about these well behaved gentle dogs that would amaze anyone, […]

Miracle Water: The Benefits of Ginger Water and Cucumber Water – II

In the second part of the five-part article on miracle water, Anumita tells us of the medicinal and beauty enhancements uses of easy to prepare home remedies, ginger water, and cucumber water, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. We all know and value the importance of water in our lives. Other than consuming […]

Autism and the Sense of Touch

Tactile sensitivity or the sense of touch is quite common in children with Autism. Sensory irritation or lack of it is a common factor in many individuals in the spectrum of Autism. It may change, reduce or modify with age. There is nothing wrong or right about it. It is just the way their nerve […]

Miracles of Water: What, When and How to Drink Water; Tai Chi and More – I

Water is life. It is all around us. The world is made up of two-third water and our body consists from 50% to 75% water. It is such an amazing fact that solid bodies have so much fluid in it. Water is an excellent conductor of electricity. Our body functions on electric impulses. Each neuron […]

What is Sound Sensitivity in Autistic Children?

Anumita talks about parenting, with special reference to Autism. Read her column about how to care for special needs children, as we in Different Truths, join the cause of Autism Awareness month, in April. Sound sensitivity is a very common phenomenon for Autistic people. They often find it difficult to listen to the pitch of […]

Many Miracles of the Coconut Oil: Beauty and Health Benefits

Coconut oil is a miracle worker in many ways. It is a beauty agent and it has immense health benefits. Other than hair, it is a perfect form of moisturiser and makeup remover. Food cooked in coconut oil is healthier and can help in digestion. Learn more about it, in the weekly column by Anumita, […]

Talk to Children about Calamities in the Family and Make them a part of the Solution

Anumita tells us that children should not be excluded for the calamities at home. Here she discusses one such real-life incident and shows how the child was happy when he was made a part of the solution. Read more about responsive parenting, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Rony (name changed to conceal […]

Story Time Never Goes out of Fashion

Anumita recounts her childhood story time. How it helped the children develop social skills and helped them become a well-rounded person. She also talks about her special need child and how stories had to be told to him. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. It is story time and grandma is […]

I am the Poem

A poem is born through its creator, the poet. Here the poem is persistent like a child, till the poet and the poem become one. Here’s a tribute to poems on the World Poetry Day, by Anumita, in Different Truths. Half-way down the stairs, I saw a small poem Tiptoeing around it I go, A […]