You can have your iPad read the eBackpack screen throughout the app by turning on your iPad's accessibility feature.
Access the iPad's Settings > General > Accessibility > Speak Selection and/or Speak Screen.
Speak selection - Press and hold to highlight text that needs to be read aloud > tap "speak" from the pop up window.
Speak screen - 2 finger swipe from top to bottom of the page that needs to be read by the device. It will read the entire page from top to bottom.