Protecting people with intellectual disabilities from sexual assault

Patrick Noaker discussing sexual assault of people with disabilities.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Pat Evans, KARE 11

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn – People with intellectual disabilities are sexually assaulted at a rate seven times higher than the general population, yet assaults go undetected and unreported.

Nationally recognized sexual assault/abuse attorney Patrick Noaker talks about warning signs and tips for drawing out information, seeking help and taking legal action. Noaker has represented hundreds of sexual assault and abuse survivors in cases across the United States.