No Sound When Using Read&Write for iPad

If you've enabled the Read&Write for iPad keyboard and there is no sound when using features to read text, etc. if Silent Mode is On, that will disable speech for the Read&Write for iPad keyboard. 

On Newer iPads

Swipe up from the bottom of your screen and verify that Silent Mode is set to Off

Silent Mode Off

Silent mode off icon


Silent Mode On (Sound will not work with this setting)

Silent mode onicon


On Older iPads 

Check to make sure the ringer/silent switch is enabled

Silent mode switch on the iPad