Respect and etiquette are key elements for successfully communicating today. Yet for some people unfamiliar with developmental disabilities, it can be difficult to know what to say or do. That’s why UCP of Sacramento and Northern California has the following etiquette tips to help you become a more effective communicator when working with people with disabilities. These disability and etiquette tips and guidelines address specific issues that frequently arise when communicating with people living with developmental disabilities. However, because everyone is different, these guidelines only hold true for most individuals most of the time.