They also say the comments show a complete lack of awareness.
Laois Offaly Families for Autism says the Taoisaeach has been paid the highest of compliments, after a party colleague said he's on the spectrum.
Senator Catherine Noone is apologising today, after it emerged she described Leo Varadkar as autistic, while out canvassing.
She's since said her choice of language was inexcusable and wrong.
But assistant secretary of LOFFA Mary Dunne says while Senator Noone's comments show her complete lack of awareness, ultimately she's paying him a compliment: